Crux Australis

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Noun1.Crux Australis - a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
Alpha Crucis - the brightest star in the Southern Cross
Beta Crucis - the second brightest star in the Southern Cross
Milky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way System - the galaxy containing the solar system; consists of millions of stars that can be seen as a diffuse band of light stretching across the night sky
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The southern skies were slowly revealed with Crux Australis low in the south-east at the 'comfort stop' where the distillation of two full coaches into the facilities of one small motel did cause some local ire.